Master Miss Carla Thomas

Ritchie, Albert v McLeod, Rosemary

Civil Procedure - Rule 15.2 - application for summary judgment - Whether the claimant has a real prospect of succeeding in the claim – Conflicts of fact – Whether case appropriate for grant of summary judgment

Millard Development Company Limited v Mars, Roxann

Civil Procedure – Rule 15.2 – Application for summary judgment – Whether there is a real prospect of successfully bringing or defending the claim – Real property law – Unpaid purchase price – Whether vendor’s lien created – Whether vendor’s lien abandoned – Whether there was a variation of the agreement for sale – Limitation of Actions Act – Whether the claim for unpaid balance of purchase price is statute- barred – Company law – Whether settlement agreement signed by one director is binding on the company

Grant, Peter Ray v Brown, Shelly-Ann

Civil Procedure – Rule 15.2 – application for summary judgment – whether the defendant has a real prospect of successfully defending the claim – Real property – fraud – whether the defence has established a prima facie case of fraud to defeat title of registered proprietor

Douglas, Mark v Karnack Hardware Limited

Civil Procedure – Part 20 of the Civil Procedure Rules – Application for amendment of claim – Expiry of limitation period – Whether amendment should be granted – Application to add special damages – Whether affixing documents to the particulars of claim amount to pleading items of special damages

Edwards, Yound, Iona v Edwards, Lorraine and Gilda Joyce Gordon

Civil Procedure Rules – Setting aside judgment given in party’s absence –
whether the applicable rule is rule 39.6 or rule 13.2 – Rule 39.6 - Whether good
reason given for absence of defendant – Whether some other order would have
been made if the defendant had been present.

Brown, Simone v Ottley, Oldrian

Civil Procedure - Rule 15.2 - application for summary judgment - whether the
defendant has no real prospect of succeeding in the claim – rule 15.4(4) whether
summary judgment may be entered on the issues - whether a failure to satisfy rule
15.5(4) of the CPR is fatal to obtaining judgment on the issues – whether judgment
on the counterclaim in favour of the claimant should be entered

Seixas, Demetrius v Maddix-Blair, Tricia

Civil Procedure – Rule 15.2 of Civil Procedure Rules - Summary judgment - Whether the defendant has real prospect of success - Rule 26.3(1) of the Civil Procedure Rules - Whether the defendant’s case should be struck out.

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